Presidential Releases

The presidential release is a monthly audio message from President Mark A. Riccobono that highlights the current activities of the National Federation of the Blind.

Training Centers

We are proudly affiliated with the country’s leading training centers for the blind, which offer programs that help build blindness skills and encourage independence.

Jacobus tenBroek Library

The Jacobus tenBroek Library is the only research library on blindness in the country that is owned and controlled by the blind themselves.

Free White Cane Program

The white cane gives blind people the ability to achieve a full and independent life. We have distributed more than 64,000 white canes since 2008.

Great Tools


NFB-NEWSLINE is a free audio news service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, or print-disabled that offers access to publications, job listings, and more.


The International Braille and Technology Center for the Blind is our comprehensive technology evaluation, demonstration, and training facility.

KNFB Reader

KNFB Reader is an award-winning mobile app for blind, low-vision, dyslexic, and other print-disabled users that converts text to speech or text to Braille.

Independence Market

The National Federation of the Blind's Independence Market is an extensive store that offers hundreds of products and literature for the blind community.